Quantcast

Latest Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association Stories

2006-06-08 21:14:20

BEIJING (Reuters) - China ordered cinemas to pull the plug on controversial blockbuster "The Da Vinci Code" so as to allow more exposure for homegrown films, a state newspaper said on Friday.

2006-05-29 00:33:25

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Chinese bishop approved by the Vatican but not by China's official state-backed Catholic church has defied authorities and officiated at a religious ceremony, a Hong Kong newspaper reported on Monday.

2006-05-13 23:21:54

By Chris Buckley NINGDE, China (Reuters) - China installed a controversial new Catholic bishop on Sunday in a ceremony reflecting the split between the Vatican and the Chinese state-run church that divides villagers in this heavily Catholic corner of the country.

2006-05-12 02:48:10

By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - Sparring between Beijing and the Vatican is set to intensify on Sunday as China installs another bishop apparently without the blessing of the Pope, extending a row over who rules China's divided Catholic Church.

2006-05-11 02:19:33

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's most senior Roman Catholic clergyman Cardinal Joseph Zen rejected on Thursday suggestions from China that he persuade the Vatican to accept Beijing's appointment of bishops.

2006-05-07 02:59:10

By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - China consecrated a U.S.-educated Chinese priest as an assistant bishop with papal blessing on Sunday, just days after Pope Benedict condemned the unilateral ordination of two bishops by Beijing.

2006-05-07 00:07:36

By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - China is to consecrate a U.S.-educated Chinese priest as an assistant bishop with papal blessing on Sunday, just days after Pope Benedict condemned the unilateral ordination of two bishops by Beijing.

2006-05-06 21:43:50

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is expected to appoint an assistant bishop with papal blessing on Sunday, just days after Pope Benedict condemned the unilateral ordination of two bishops by Beijing.

2006-05-04 06:43:13

By Silvia Aloisi VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict said on Thursday China's appointment of two Catholic bishops without his blessing was a "grave violation of religious freedom," heightening tensions between the Vatican and Beijing.

2006-05-01 23:58:21

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is poised to appoint another bishop to its state-run Catholic Church despite Vatican disapproval, escalating tensions with the Holy See as the two sides vie for influence over Chinese church affairs.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.